Texas’ new ‘clean coal’ plant fuels more oil and gas production. San Antonio Current

NextEra refusing to give up on rejected $18 billion deal for Oncor. Dallas Morning News

Industry turning to drones to sniff out leaks, pinpoint drilling locations. Midland Reporter-Telegram

Trump eyes climate skeptic for key White House environmental post. Politico

Lamar Smith sows disorder as climate debate rages. Houston Chronicle

In windswept West Texas, Austin Energy’s future is powered by the sun. Austin American-Statesman

‘Enabler of the smart city’: CPS Energy’s CEO on democratizing distributed energy. Utility Dive

NRG, a power company leaning green, faces activist challenge. New York Times

Exxon to Trump: Don’t ditch Paris climate change deal. CNN

Exxon dealt a blow as Texas judge sends climate suit to NY. Bloomberg

Chief Texas property rights group states concern about border wall. Austin American-Statesman

Texas’ moment in the sun; Lone Star State a powerful force in solar energy. Dallas Morning News

New plan aims to protect Texas Gulf Coast. KUHF

Researchers look for climate change solutions, causes and Climate change may increase immigration problems. Texas Tech Daily Toreador

City survey asks about climate damage, ‘The Good Life.’ KSAT

Bill targeting plastic bag bans draws strong opposition. Texas Tribune